Matters of Life and Death: Two New Documentaries

This posting is not really new. I decided leaving Gabriel up as a Halloween monster was inappropriate, so I re-posted this update about his two new documentaries. The November Byrne-ing News is in the works, so stay tuned! In addition to the new George Bernard Shaw documentary screening this Fall, […]

The Byrne-ing News, July 2017 Edition

It’s summertime! We have no idea where Gabriel Byrne is at the moment, but according to the news below, he is just as busy as ever! And wherever our peripatetic Irishman (and his new family!) may be, what better way is there for YOU to beat the heat than catching […]

“John Ford: Dreaming the Quiet Man” Blu-Ray on the way!

Just a little late for St. Patrick’s Day, but that is okay! Olive Films has announced the March 24 Blu-Ray release of John Ford: Dreaming The Quiet Man, directed by Sé Merry Doyle and narrated by Gabriel Byrne. Doyle’s documentary features interviews with film notables including leading lady Maureen O’Hara […]

Updated July 25: Christine Tobin’s New CD “Sailing To Byzantium”

Updated July 25 I received my CD from Amazon UK and I can report that it is absolutely delicious. The music is intriguing and evocative, the words of William Butler Yeats are illuminated in unexpected ways, and Gabriel Byrne’s three readings are indeed breath-taking. I recommend that you turn the […]

Updated JUNE 19: Irish Premiere of “Dreaming The Quiet Man”

UPDATED June 19: RTÉ TEN gets it right: “…Sé Merry Doyle’s Gabriel Byrne-narrated documentary…” Feeling better now. [Please note: this review no longer exists at the RTÉ website] This is a wonderful review by Harry Guerin with the bonus of his video interview with the director, Sé Merry Doyle–a must […]